substitution for pronouns he and she

It is only used when speaking of that person to someone else.

Originates in the Maryland,DC, and Virginia area.
"Yo said he was comin and yo still ain't here!"
by Dominique September 07, 2004

used to draw attention to an object, word or sentance, usually said by yourself.

Commenly assosiated with urban-slang. Though can be used by anyone who lives near or in a state that has a city that people five(min) states away have heard of.
Overdoing it makes you a candyass.
Yo responsably.

"Yo man, you down?"

by JesterMonkey June 01, 2004
hi, hey whats up etc.
Yo whats up mudda and fadda?
by Brian May 31, 2003
I allways thought it meant hello.
yo hows it goin?
by gaz May 13, 2003
hey as an exclamation
YO! Wuzzup, mah nigga!
by Anonymous April 19, 2003
Shorts for "your".
Can I take yo numba?
by Fangsta March 17, 2003
to identify someone

you use it to address someone whose name you don't know. you could also say "dude."
what's happenin, yo!
by alpha and bob December 19, 1999
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